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vent

  

      nm  
   (=souffle, brise)   wind  
il y a du vent      it's windy  
     (autres locutions)    au vent      to windward  
sous le vent      to leeward  
avoir le vent debout      to head into the wind  
avoir le vent arrière      to have the wind astern  
c'est du vent      it's all hot air  
dans le vent      trendy  
prendre le vent      to see which way the wind blows  
avoir vent de      to get wind of  
contre vents et marées      come hell or high water  


brise-vent  
      nm inv   windbreak  
coup de vent  
      nm   gust of wind  
en coup de vent      (=rapidement)  
passer en coup de vent        (sans s'arrêter)    to rush past  
   (=rendre visite)   to pay a flying visit  
embrasser qn en coup de vent      to give sb a quick kiss  
moulin à vent  
      nm   windmill  
vol-au-vent  
      nm inv   vol-au-vent
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
vent n.
wind

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
draft
n.
cross-wind
[Sport]; [Football]
n.
warm wind
n.
South wind
n.
sea breeze
n.
crosswind
n.
West wind
exp.
gale
n.
wave of panic
exp.
to leeward
n.
lee
n.
windy day
n.
wind quintet
nfpl.
winds socks
n.
wind speed
n.
wind ensemble
n.
breath of wind
n.
wind pressure
n.
blast main
[Tech.]
n.
bustle pipe
[Tech.]
n.
whirlwind
n.
combined blast
[Tech.]
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'vent' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
vent violent
n.
vent arrière
n.
vent du nord
n.
vent du diable
n.
vent de travers
n.
machine à vent
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